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RE: Alternative validation tools.

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2002 19:26:45 -0500 (EST)
To: Tim <tim@wiseguysonly.com>
cc: "'WAI list'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0212201924230.11312-100000@tux.w3.org>

There is a tool (WAIDr) developed under the LGPL open source license, and
there are people doing further work on it. I am trying t oget more details
made available to both this group and the ER group (which is where tool
development gets tracked).

Cheers

Chaals

On Fri, 20 Dec 2002, Tim wrote:

>
>This actually brings up a good point.
>
>With all the time that is spent on great open source "free for all"
>products on sites such as SourceForge, what do list members actually
>think is the reason that no large scale "open-source" accessibility
>validation tool exists.
>
>By this I mean a tool that is developed in the true open-source way -
>not by a for profit or not-for-profit organization, but by developers
>not even connected geographically.
>
>Tim
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org] On
>Behalf Of Chuck Hitchcock
>Sent: Friday, December 20, 2002 9:06 PM
>To: 'Jonathan Chetwynd'
>Cc: 'WAI list'
>Subject: RE: Alternative validation tools.
>
>
>You are right, I did not describe my views.  We made a choice and no
>longer have such rights.
>
>Chuck
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org] On
>Behalf Of Jonathan Chetwynd
>Sent: Friday, December 20, 2002 12:14 PM
>To: chitchcock@cast.org
>Cc: 'WAI list'
>Subject: Re: Alternative validation tools.
>
>
>
>Chuck,
>
>You didn't describe your views on open source.
>Have CAST signed away right to help develop such a product?
>
>Jonathan
>
>
>
>

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